Vanessa is a Production Designer who works in film, television and commercials.
Most recently Vanessa designed ADDITION, directed by Marcelle Lunam, produced by Made Up Stories Productions and starring Teresa Palmer, this film is due for release in 2024. In 2022 Vanessa designed the film RUN RABBIT RUN with the highly acclaimed Australian director Daina Reid starring Sarah Snook for Carver Films, and most recently completed designing FORCE OF NATURE with respected Australian Director/Producer Robert Connolly, starring Eric Bana for Arena Films & Made Up Stories Productions.
Previously in her career Vanessa worked as a highly accomplished, award-winning Set Decorator, having worked with some of Australia’s leading designers and best international designers on numerous film and television productions. These included projects such as FOE collaborating with Patrice Vermette for See Saw films, Anonymous Content, THE LEFTOVERS with John Paino for HBO, SHANTARAM with Mark Digby and Michelle Day for Apple TV, RELIC and PARTISAN with Steven Jones-Evans for Carver Films and PREDESTINATION and WINCHESTER with Matthew Putland, Sony Pictures and CBS Films.
Vanessa has an academic background in fine arts, art curatorship and interior design and lectures at the University of Melbourne.